By signing this contract, client is agreeing to give Ashley Kirkland Photography permission to photograph parties involved.
Ashley Kirkland Photography considers a session booked only upon receipt of full payment of booking fee and signed contract. The booking fee includes the non-refundable session retainer and print order credit. Rates are subject to change without notice. Clients will receive session fee rate posted at the time of booking.
Session fee covers time and talent of photographer. Products are sold separately.
In the event of client canceling their session, the retainer fee will not be refunded. Session fee and/or retainers cannot be transferred to a different date unless authorized by photographer. Session retainer fee is for the date agreed upon booking.
In the event that uncontrollable circumstances cause the need to reschedule a session, Ashley Kirkland Photography will reschedule while trying to accommodate all parties involved. However, retainer payment received will remain NON-REFUNDABLE.
Late arrivals will have amount of time late deducted from total time allotted for session. If Clients fail to show up to their session or cancel last minute, they forfeit the session.
Allowed shooting time is from the beginning of the session until the end of the time agreed upon at booking. Time will not be extended for failure to arrive on time, nor for failure of cooperation of client during session. Parents are responsible for behavior and cooperation of children. If a child, or anyone of any age, does not choose to smile, a make-up session will not be scheduled for failure of cooperation.
Ashley Kirkland Photography takes the utmost care to honor scheduled session times and to deliver products and services as promised. However, should Ashley Kirkland Photography be unable to perform services due to illness, injury, family crisis, or an unforeseen emergency, Ashley Kirkland Photography reserves the right to reschedule the session within calendar year.
All print orders must be prepaid prior to lab processing. Delivery time of products may vary. After the session is held, an in-person reveal/ordering appointment will be scheduled. At this appointment, client(s) will be able to view their proofs and order products. All household financial decision makers need to be present at this ordering appointment.
All images will be saved and stored by Ashley Kirkland Photography for up to six months from session date. After this six month period, images stored will be permanently removed. Clients will no longer be able to purchase past this point.
In the event of a special event or session, such as a mini sessions, the session fees, products, and minimum product requirement may vary.
For non-commercial services: Images may not be reproduced or altered for any reason without prior written authorization. Commercial use of images is strictly prohibited without purchase of commercial use from Ashley Kirkland Photography. Screen shots, printing of digital images that have not been purchased, and scanning of prints for digital imagery use is illegal and punishable by law. For commercial serves, client(s) are granted printing rights and use of images for marketing and promotional materials. Copyright remains with Ashley Kirkland Photography.
Clients will be held financially responsible if they break or damage any photography equipment. Clients agree to hold Ashley Kirkland Photography harmless of any injuries, allergic reactions, damages or legal liability proceeding, during, and following a session. Ashley Kirkland Photography is not liable, nor financially responsible for any medical expenses of client regarding injury, illness, or for any other reason.
Ashley Kirkland Photography uses knowledge and artistic judgment in the editing process. Client agrees to give Ashley Kirkland Photography creative and artistic freedom to edit and alter proofs. Images cannot be altered, cropped, or edited by a third party with permission from said photographer.
Client gives Ashley Kirkland Photography permission to photograph all parties involved with the session. Client gives Ashley Kirkland Photography permission to post images associated with sneak peeks on social media and website for all advertising purposes, on all social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and online. As well as printed promotional forms of commercial media.
In the event of rain or any weather conditions that could damage equipment and effect the sessoin, Ashley Kirkland Photography reserves the right use their judgment to make all decisions on rescheduling.
Sessions are reserved for one family per session. This includes immediate family members only. If multiple families are involved, the session will be considered and billed as an event.
Clients are allowed to make cell phone pictures during the session as long as the said photographer is included in the image as a “behind the scenes” shot. No cell phone pictures are allowed of the subject, set up including props, or location alone. This is strictly prohibited. If behind the scenes pictures are posted on any social media platform, Ashley Kirkland Photography must be tagged.
Ashley Kirkland Photography is not responsible for lack of cooperation of any family member, child, or subject being photographed. Parents are 100% responsible for behavior and correcting children of all ages during the session, as well as any in person consults, ordering appointments, or any other meetings.
By signing, you agree that you have read and fully understand the terms and policies of Ashley Kirkland Photography.